The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/0443/18

Product:  Lighting chain

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  6926668000234

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Lighting chains

Brand: LUZ EUROPA

Type / number of model:  DCH

Risk type: Burns, Choking, Fire
The electric cable is thinner than required and has poor heat resistance; the lights in the form of grapes come off easily and are small parts.
The cable can overheat leading to fire. The user may also sustain burns from touching the cable. A child may put one of the small parts in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  Lighting chain with 96 LED lights in the form of bunches of grapes; for use indoors. Packed in a plastic cylinder.

Country of origin: Unknown

Alert submitted by: Spain